Inverse in a sentence as a noun

It's like the inverse of most open-source projects.

But deflation is just the inverse: a gift for the leecherous rentier class, and a massive "**** you" to entrepreneurs.

The inverse proposition also appears to be true: A complex system designed from scratch never works and cannot be made to work.-- John Gall

They always tell you when you are interviewing you should never ***** or gossip about your old job. Articles like this are the inverse of that, the employeer is subtly bitching about every bad hire they've ever made.

Inverse in a sentence as an adjective

One of the "axioms" of quantum field theory is that the energy of an excitation is related to the inverse square of the wavelength.

Here in the UK, for example, we've seen an obvious reduction in the breadth and rigour of exams for at least a generation, and there is a kind of inverse snobbery about selective schools or, worse, schools that charge fees.

I'd posit that the inverse also holds: a system with completely rational participants can still be irrational, if information flow between participants is not organized in a rational way.

Just like taking a small raise instead of a bonus "boosts" your future salary prospects, they've managed the inverse...and because the caps and pay policy of this startup are very publicly known, they can't negotiate or talk their way it.#5 All is not lost, perks are awesome, figure out how much it would cost you out of pocket for the perks you use and then figure that into your total compensation.

Inverse definitions


something inverted in sequence or character or effect; "when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse"

See also: opposite


reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect

See also: reverse


opposite in nature or effect or relation to another quantity ; "a term is in inverse proportion to another term if it increases (or decreases) as the other decreases (or increases)"